TRAGEDY IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY 5 YEAR OLD ACCIDENTALLY SHOOTS 2 YEAR OLD SISTER PDF Print
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 05:08

A tragedy has claimed the life of a young Cumberland County girl.  Detectives from Post 15 are investigating a shooting that

occurred  at approximately 1:03 PM Tuesday at a residence on Lawson's Bottom Rd in

Cumberland County.   Trooper Billy Gregory told WCLU News the details:

 

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Again, the shooting occurred when a 5-year-old male, while playing with

a .22 caliber rifle, accidentally shot his 2-year-old sister. The child was

transported to the Cumberland County Hospital where she was later pronounced dead by

the Cumberland County coroner. Cumberland County dispatch received the initial call.

An autopsy is scheduled for Today.

 

This is National Public Safety Telecommunications Week- Today we are patting on the back the “Unseen First Responders”. Beverly Harbison and employees- Julie Greer, April Dunbar, Dennis Hatcher, Laura Lee Williams, Amy Houchin, Colleen Hamilton, Schelly Vance, Pan Lyons, Jim Spears, Lisa Shirley, Teresa Bull, Alison Burton, Matthew Vaughn, Bill Ekhardt, Bill Shoopman, Kathy Tyree, Joe Perry, Joann Eaton.

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